About the Mark (Standard) screen

In Surpass, the Mark (Standard) screen is where users can view and mark candidates’ completed test scripts. This includes escalating scripts for further attention and submitting marked scripts to the Results screen.

This article explains what the Mark (Standard) screen is, how to navigate it, and how to use its features.

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Navigating to the Mark (Standard) screen

To view the Mark (Standard) screen, go to Test Administration > Mark

Select Standard on the Standard / Legacy toggle to view the Mark (Standard) screen.

About the Mark grid

The Mark grid lists all scripts that you have access to. This access is determined by your subject-level permissions. For more information, read About roles and permissions. Refer to the following table for information on each column.

IMPORTANT: Unlike the legacy Test Administration screens, the visible columns and their orders are not currently affected by the settings chosen in Site Settings > Customise Columns.
Column Description
Status Indicates whether the candidate’s script has been escalated. For more information, read Escalating a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.
Subject Displays the name of the test’s parent subject.
Test Name Displays the name of the test.
Test Form Reference Displays the test form’s unique reference number.
Centre Name Displays the name of the test’s parent centre.
Centre Reference Displays the parent centre’s unique reference number.
Last Name Displays the candidate’s last name.
First Name Displays the candidate’s first name.
Completed Date Displays the date on which the candidate submitted the script.
Max Mark Available Displays the maximum mark available for the script.
Mark Awarded Displays the total mark awarded to the candidate.
Percent Displays the total mark awarded to the candidate as a percentage.
Marking Progress

Displays the marking progress for the script as a percentage.

NOTE: Scripts that have not been marked display as Not started.
Auto Void Date Displays the date on which the script is automatically voided if not marked.
Override Auto-Mark Indicates whether Enable Override Auto-Mark has been enabled for the script.
Marker Displays the user who marked the script.
Moderator Displays the user who moderated the script.

Finding scripts

By default, the Mark grid displays all scripts you have access to, ordered alphabetically by test name. You can filter and sort the scripts to reorganise the Mark grid.

Filtering scripts

Select Filter Marking Table to view filtering options for the Mark grid.

Sorting scripts

Select a column header to sort the cell data alphabetically or numerically in ascending () or descending () order. Select the column header to toggle between ascending and descending order.

Changing pages

If there are more than 50 scripts waiting to be marked, scripts are organised into pages. Each page contains 50 scripts.

Navigate between the pages by using Previous Page and Next Page or the drop-down.

Actions on the Mark screen

There are many actions you can take on the Mark screen. Refer to the following table for more information on each option.

Action Description
Change Associated Centre

Changes the associated centre of a computer-based project. Only centres that are associated with the computer-based project’s parent subject are available.

NOTE: Change Associated Centre does not apply to computer-based tests.
Re-assign User Associations

Changes the marker and moderator that were assigned to the test during scheduling. If marker/moderator associations were set up to be required in Test Creation, you cannot select No Marker or No Moderator.

If Enable User Associations has not been enabled in Test Creation, you cannot set up a marker or moderator for the test.


Flags the script for further attention or investigation. For more information, read Escalating a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.

Enable Override Auto-Mark

Allows markers to award marks to unattempted and computer-marked items.

Export to CSV

Exports the data in the grid to a CSV file. For more information, read Exporting scripts from the Mark (Standard) screen.


Cancels the selected script. Candidates receive no credit for voided scripts. Voiding is irreversible. For more information, read Voiding a test in the Invigilate (Standard) screen.

Mark Script

Opens the candidate’s script. Markers can assign marks and interact with candidate responses. For more information about marking scripts, read Marking a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.

Submit Test(s)

Submits the marked script to the Results screen.

NOTE: If Requires Moderation to release results has been enabled in Test Form Details, scripts appear in Moderate before Results.

Updates the data on the Mark screen.

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